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How do you protect stored equipment from wax moth infestation without chemical fumigants?

Is there a way to store it using sunlight and good ventilation that is effective?
 

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What about in the warmer months? There is always some empty equipment around. For example extra hive bodies that are on hand for splits and swarms, or unused honey supers early in the season.
 

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I freeze, then stack so as to keep them out. Using duct tape to seal up cracks where moths and mice can get in. I also check them periodically.

If you put them away without live eggs or moths and don't let them in you're usually safe.

Sunlight and ventilation might also work.
 

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I tried sunlight and ventilation also, failed. Still using moth crystals.
 

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Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis bacteria) must be ingested
and it destroys the larval gut quickly. There are several
species of Bt and the sub species Bt aizawai is what is
found to be effective on wax worm larva.

There are also wild types and manufactured typed (via
recombinant DNA). Only wild types are allowed in Organic
farm practices.
 
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